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“Casa Colombo”

A Casa Colombo - Museu de Porto Santo
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

The place is interesting, however on ne needs to be able to understand Portuguese to follow it through as there are no explanations in any other languge.

Thank yellofinn
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Reviewed November 14, 2013

Locally they are very proud of their link with Columbus even though he only lived there for three years. His brevity of stay is reflected in the content on offer in this museum which is further reflected in the entrance fee of €2.

It's more of a tick-the-box exercise than a must see.

Thank OhMightyOne
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Reviewed October 31, 2013

For 2 Euros is a nice place to visit, lovely little house nice garden, Links to Columbus a bit sketchy but it has got some interesting artifacts.

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Reviewed October 29, 2013

Only 2 Euros to enter but appears to have very tenuous links with Columbus. He is supposed to have lived here after marrying the daughter of the Governor of Porto Santo. The historical time-lines are quite interesting as are some of the artefacts but it would have been more interesting to see the house laid out in the manner that it would have been, whilst he was living there. Situated just behind the main church.

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

A lovely little house with lots of well illustrated panels about the history of the island. It's not expensive to enter and you can sit in the little garden too. If you go to Porto Santoyou should leave half an hour at least for this little gem... whether or not christopher Colunmbus ever lived here!

Thank Jean W
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